A bill in the California Assembly would add to previous legislation by further restricting when a community college can require students to take remedial classes. Faculty association says it goes too far.
Advocates argue letter grades aren't a good measure of student learning and that pass/no pass grading in certain courses could be a better alternative for first-year students at the University of California.
Los Angeles Unified's new superintendent must work with grassroots organizations and build on the district's strengths to help stem the tide of declining enrollment and other factors that are holding LAUSD schools back.
California school districts are developing "graduate profiles" that help focus teaching and learning on ensuring students can think critically and creatively, collaborate with others, tackle real problems and contribute to society.
Calculus is expected to be hard; it should not be impossible. College math departments must acknowledge their responsibility to remove barriers that bar access to STEM for historically excluded groups.